The Resource Badges without borders : how global counterinsurgency transformed American policing, Stuart Schrader

Badges without borders : how global counterinsurgency transformed American policing, Stuart Schrader

Label
Badges without borders : how global counterinsurgency transformed American policing
Title
Badges without borders
Title remainder
how global counterinsurgency transformed American policing
Statement of responsibility
Stuart Schrader
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Badges Without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing explains how the Cold War U.S. effort to professionalize police in other countries reverberated domestically, leading to the rise of the carceral state. The book traces the history of the Office of Public Safety, the U.S. government's overseas police assistance arm tasked with countering communist insurgency in over 50 countries, and illustrates how it called upon the leading U.S. policing experts. It shows that the Office of Public Safety was a key instrument of Cold War U.S. empire, a configuration of geopolitical power that tried to escape the history of racism within the United States but remained captive to it. In following the cross-border exchanges and circulations of policing experts, Badges Without Borders reveals a hidden dimension of U.S. global power and illustrates the bureaucratic battles that empowered police to wage the Cold War in Third World countries. In turn, this group of policing experts shaped state responses to political unrest and Black freedom struggles at home, instituting more aggressive forms of racialized social control. The book reveals how central overseas projections of U.S. power were to policing tactics and technologies that shape life on American streets today"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
CU-S/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schrader, Stuart
Dewey number
355.02/180973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
U241
LC item number
.S37 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
American Crossroads
Series volume
56
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Racial profiling in law enforcement
  • Social control
  • Militarization of police
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Militarization of police
  • Racial profiling in law enforcement
  • Social control
  • United States
Label
Badges without borders : how global counterinsurgency transformed American policing, Stuart Schrader
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-361) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rethinking race and policing in imperial perspective -- Byron Engle and the rise of overseas police assistance -- How counterinsurgency became policing -- Bringing police assistance home -- Policing and social regulation -- Riot school -- The imperial circuit of tear gas -- Order maintenance and the genealogy of SWAT -- "The discriminate art of indiscriminate counter-revolution."
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 393 pages
Isbn
9780520295612
Lccn
2019004095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1085579561
  • (OCoLC)on1085579561
Label
Badges without borders : how global counterinsurgency transformed American policing, Stuart Schrader
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-361) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rethinking race and policing in imperial perspective -- Byron Engle and the rise of overseas police assistance -- How counterinsurgency became policing -- Bringing police assistance home -- Policing and social regulation -- Riot school -- The imperial circuit of tear gas -- Order maintenance and the genealogy of SWAT -- "The discriminate art of indiscriminate counter-revolution."
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 393 pages
Isbn
9780520295612
Lccn
2019004095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1085579561
  • (OCoLC)on1085579561

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